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  MICHAEL SCHENKER TEMPLE OF ROCK - LIVE IN EUROPE DVD/BLU-RAY OUT MONDAY 3rd DECEMBER 2012
3rd November 2012



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inakustik is pleased to announce the December 3rd release of Michael Schenker's Temple of Rock: Live in Europe on CD, DVD, Blu-ray and Limited Deluxe Edition.

This essential live rock n' roll release includes songs performed live in Tilburg, The Netherlands in May 2012, plus songs performed at London's 2011 High Voltage Festival.

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At the ripe age of 15, after a very early start in his professional music career recording his first album with the Scorpions and after joining UFO age 17, Michael Schenker focused exclusively on lead guitar and pure self-expression.

The second chapter in his career was focused on experimenting and developing his expertise on a more musical and personal level. With excellent musicians, friends and fans from all over the world, this live recording is part of this celebration.

Schenker sees his music as a building block in the construction of the Temple Of Rock.

"The Temple is almost finished," explains Michael. "The foundation was laid in the 60s by Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and Black Sabbath. The walls were then built by UFO and others in the late 70s. By the 80s it was further reinforced by the likes of the Scorpions, and many other influential rock bands.

"There's not much new left to expect, but I am glad to be a part of this temple," says Michael. "It's unbelievable fun and an honor to share a stage and make music with some of the world's best musicians."

A concert from Tilburg, the Netherlands was recorded in May 2012 that noticeably distinguishes itself from previous releases due to the line-up that includes Michael Schenker (lead guitar), Doogie White (vocals), Herman Rarebell (drums), Francis Buchholz (bass) and Wayne Findley (rhythm guitar, keyboards).

In addition to this Tilburg concert, fans can experience extracts from London's 2011 High Voltage Festival with Michael Voss (vocals), featuring awe-inspiring guest appearances from Schenker's friends and musical companions including his brother Rudolf Schenker (The Scorpions) who plays rhythm guitar on 'Rock You Like A Hurricane', 'Hanging On' and 'Doctor Doctor', UFO's Pete Way who plays bass guitar on 'Doctor Doctor', and vocalists Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey), and Doogie White, who jointly sing on 'Doctor Doctor'.

All in all, there has never been such extensive and high quality material from Michael Schenker for your viewing and listening pleasure.

LIVE IN TILBURG
TRACK LISTING
Into The Arena
Armed And Ready
Lovedrive
Another Piece Of Meat
Hanging On
Cry For The Nations
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie
Coast To Coast
Assault Attack
Before The Devil Knows You're Dead
Lights Out
On And On
Let It Roll
Shoot Shoot
Rock You Like A Hurricane
Rock Bottom
Holiday
Blackout
Doctor Doctor

THE MUSICIANS
Michael Schenker (lead guitars)
Doogie White (lead vocals)
Herman Rarebell (drums)
Francis Buchholz (bass)
Wayne Findlay (keyboards, guitars, backing vocals)
Michael Voss (lead vocals, guitar - Special guest on 'Hanging On')

LIVE AT HIGH VOLTAGE
TRACK LISTING
Armed And Ready
Another Piece Of Meat
Rock You Like A Hurricane (ft. Rudolph Schenker)
Hanging On (ft. Rudolph Schenker)
Doctor Doctor (ft. Rudolph Schenker)

THE MUSICIANS
Michael Schenker (lead guitars)
Michael Voss (lead vocals, guitar)
Herman Rarebell (drums)
Wayne Findlay (keyboards, guitars, backing vocals) Elliott Dean Rubinson (bass)

SPECIAL GUESTS
Rudolf Schenker (rhythm guitar on Rock You Like A Hurricane, Hanging On, Doctor Doctor)
Pete Way (bass guitar on Doctor Doctor)
Jeff Scott Soto (vocals on Doctor Doctor)
Doogie White (vocals on Doctor Doctor)

FORMATS & SPECIAL FEATURES
CD EDITION - 2 DISC
Recording from 2012's Tilburg, Netherlands concert
Recording (extracts) from London's 2011
High Voltage Festival

DVD EDITION - 1 DISC
Recording from 2012's Tilburg, Netherlands concert
Recording (extracts) from London's 2011
High Voltage Festival
Bonus-Footage‚ Before The Show (Tilburg)
Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1, dts, Stereo

BLU-RAY EDITION - 1 DISC
Recording from 2012's Tilburg, Netherlands concert
Recording (extracts) from London's 2011
High Voltage Festival
Bonus-Footage‚ Before The Show (Tilburg)
Bonus-Footage‚ Sound check (Tilburg)
Audio: DTS HD Master, Stereo

LIMITED DELUXE EDITION - 4 DISCS
Includes 2 CDs, 1 Blu-ray, 1 Bonus DVD.

Bonus DVD includes the following content:
Brighton Rehearsal
Doogie's Video Impressions

MICHAEL SCHENKER TEMPLE OF ROCK APRIL 2013 UK TOUR
Tuesday 9 April 2013: Stockton on Tees - ARC
Wednesday 10 April 2013: Aberdeen - Lemon Tree
Thursday 11 April 2013: Edinburgh - HMV Picturehouse
Friday 12 April: Newcastle - o2 Academy
Saturday 13 April 2013: Holmfirth - Picturedrome
Sunday 14 April 2013: Warrington - Parr Hall
Tuesday 16 April 2013: Falmouth - Princess Pavilion
Wednesday 17 April 2013: Bristol - o2 Academy
Thursday 18 April 2013: Salisbury - City Hall
Friday 19 April 2013: Oxford - o2 Academy
Saturday 20 April 2013: Nottingham - Rock City Sunday 21 April 2013: Norwich - Waterfront




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